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ganumbela

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2 November, 2010

  • 08:22 PM

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    ganumbela added the project Lady Gaga Halloween Costume
    Gagabw_listing

    I used a niece lace fabric to make the top adding asimple ruffle around the collar and making extra-puffy sleeves, then added a cinch belt (same material as the bottom). The bows for the shoes, und…

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29 September, 2010

  • 08:37 PM

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    ganumbela commented on the project Bell Dress

    Thanks! I used a McCall’s # 5864-year 1992

  • 02:13 AM

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    ganumbela added the project Bell Dress
    Flowery1_listing

    This is an “A” shaped dress that looks terrible without a belt. The pattern I used was very simple so I cut a hole in the back, added a cute bow in the top of it and wore it with an elasticized bel…

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  • 02:05 AM

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    ganumbela added the project Recycled Floral Summer Dress
    Floral3_listing

    I found this old and huge dress and I loved the fabric: soft and with tiny flowers on it (cotton and silk blend) so I de-constructed it and re-made it taking care of the new measurements, don’t for…

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14 July, 2010

  • 04:50 PM

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    ganumbela added the project Children Patriotic skirt
    Patrioticskirt3_listing

    Cotton blends skirt, semicircular shape, so if windy…it will fly away and girls like my niece are going to keep going round and round enjoying those skirts opened like umbrellas.
    Just cut 2 str…

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  • 04:23 PM

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    ganumbela commented on the project April's dress

    Yes I did. It is a very old one, from the 50’s. Those that came as an insert in a magazine with 7 other patterns all in the same paper so I had to transfer the lines that I wanted and get what I ne…



7 June, 2010

  • 03:46 PM

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    ganumbela added the project April's dress
    Dress4_listing

    Summer dress for girl. This is a very easy one and it is crossed in the front. I used for the top part a huge jeans shirt (very soft and thin) that I found and cotton blend fabric for the bottom. M…

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13 May, 2010

  • 09:06 PM

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    ganumbela added the project Quilt-Applique
    Quilt7_listing

    This is my first quilt-appliqué technique. It was made for my niece’s preschool auction using the children’s stamped little hands.
    The design was chosen by the teachers, so I chose the fabrics and…

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8 December, 2009

  • 03:23 PM

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    ganumbela added the project Sewn Xmas Cards
    Xmas3_listing

    I have the habit to store a lot of papers, fabrics, ribbons, threads, etc. I found a bunch of white not-too-thick cardstock and the idea came to me: Christmas cards w/sewn ribbon.
    So I started to …

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19 November, 2009

  • 12:24 AM

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    ganumbela added the project Fall/Winter Tunic- "embellished" fabric
    Orangefabric2_listing

    At first time I didn’t know what to do with this fabric: orange, wool-like texture and it seems to be “itchy” but I started to play with my sewing machine and a black thread, then I found a brown b…

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17 November, 2009

  • 10:28 PM

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    ganumbela added the project Cocktail dress w/fire burned ruffles
    Bluedress_listing

    This one is my first dress seriously made (almost all my projects were made for fun only), so I had to take care in how to cut the fabric, the measurements, the zipper!!! (that’s my major fear)
    As…

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  • 03:06 PM

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    ganumbela added the project Pirates costumes from old bed sheets
    Pirates_listing

    I made this costumes three years ago using old white bed sheets for the shirts ruffles. The ruffles were longitudinally teared off of the sheets so they kept its old appearance, then I attached th…

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16 November, 2009

  • 07:20 PM

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    ganumbela added the project More cards and invitations
    Toiletpaper_listing

    I like to mix materials as cardboard with fabric, ribbons with buttons and threads, even wood sticks with whatever I find, it depends on my mood. Here you’ll see some of my survivors projects, most…

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  • 06:48 PM

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    ganumbela added the project Wedding Invitation sets
    Wedred_listing

    This one is from my sister’s wedding, I made all the decorations but I only saved some pictures of the invitations and the favors:
    Invitations: Hand dry embossed monogram (up-left), hand heat embo…

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  • 06:35 PM

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    ganumbela added the project Invitation cards w/fabric details
    Baptism1_listing

    I love to try new materials to sew, this time I machine embroidered vellum paper getting amazing results.
    This is for my first niece’s Baptism a very special ocassion for the entire family.

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3 November, 2009